Independence Police identify body found in house fire

INDEPENDENCE, Kan. — The Independence Police Department’s arson investigator was called to a house fire on the 500 block of N 24th at 9 am on Friday, May 7.  There was a body located inside the home.  The victim is believed to have been identified.  IPD is not announcing the victim’s name to give family time to notify other family members.  IPD investigators have not found any indication of criminal activity at this time.  The state fire marshal responded to the scene.

A link to our previous story on this fire can be found here.